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Direct Support Professional Residential

Blackwell Homes, Inc. in Santa Rosa, CA, USA

Compensation

$12.50 to $13.50 Hourly

Employment Type

Full-Time

Why Work Here?

“Tired of retail? Join our compassionate team and make a difference for individuals in the community!”

We are seeking a Direct Support Professional (Residential) to join our team! You will assist in the daily care of developmentally disabled individuals.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist clients with daily living activities, promoting the greatest level of independence possible for each individual
  • Assist clients with the self-administration of medication, which includes documenting when medications are taken, monitoring of side effects and reporting progress/concerns
  • Learn and implement Person-Centered Training Plans and Behavior Plans for clients
  • Communicate ongoing care results and updates to relevant parties
  • Collaborate with clients and families for best care opportunities
  • Follow and prepare meals as noted on menus at the prescribed times
  • Maintain a healthy and comfortable living environment

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in personal care or other related fields
  • Clean DMV and ability to get to work using your own vehicle and transport clients when necessary
  • Compassionate and caring demeanor
  • Ability to pass fingerprint clearance through the Caregiver Background Check Bureau
  • Ability to build rapport with clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Additional Information:

Our residents are dual-diagnosed: high-functioning, mildly intellectually disabled and also struggle with mental illnesses. They are fun to interact with and can perform all their own self-care needs with prompting and minimal help. The primary work of the Direct Support Professional within this organization is to support each individual in making positive and responsible choices, engaging in socially acceptable behaviors, and integrating them into the community while promoting the greatest level of independence possible for each individual. If you are coming into this field with no prior experience and are compassionate and capable of performing these kinds of supports, we can provide all the necessary training for you to succeed. Part-time and Full-time positions available.